Date: Sat, 19 Feb 2000 18:26:01 -0000
From: "simonj" <>
Subject: Re: Mysterious Leak in Trunk

Jim LeMaster <> wrote in message > When it rains very heavily as it did yesterday. The cardboard cover over > the rear tail lights inside my trunk of the 87 900S gets soaked near the > bottom and some of the trunk carpeting gets wet. This , I think was causing > the bad ground problem that caused my rear lights to act up. I used the fix > as outlined on this board and my turn signals but it still is getting wet. > Since the cardboard only gets wet at the bottom, I think it's not the rubber > gasket around the trunk lid. Anyone have a suggestion as to where to start? > > Jim in WV > 87 900 S > > > I had a very similar problem in a 9000. I cured it by removing the rear lite cluster and putting a thin bead of sealant round the rubber seal. Also check that water is not accumalating inside the light unit itself, if it is drilling a small drain hole on the bottom could help.

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